California Summits: A Guide To The Best Accessible Peak Experiences in the Golden State
“California Summits” guides readers on 50 beautiful and attainable mountain hikes. Hikers can summit most in a day, and sometimes in just a few hours, with a minimum of experience and gear.
Hike up scenic Mount Tamalpais overlooking San Francisco Bay, sunny SoCal’s Mount Baldy, and snowcapped Mount Shasta, the state’s northern jewel, among others. Photography and detailed hike descriptions inspire hikers of all ages and experience levels.
Sierra Summits: A Guide to 50 Peak Experiences in California’s Range of Light
Yosemite Adventures: 50 Spectacular Hikes, Climbs and Winter Treks
Hike atop legendary El Capitan. Climb two different ways to the summit of Half Dome. Ski or snowshoe through a winter wonderland to rustic backcountry cabins. These journeys come alive in “Yosemite Adventures.” Author Matt Johanson draws upon 20 years of experiences to reveal a Yosemite that few lucky visitors ever see.
Review: “A well-written guide”
Yosemite Epics: Tales of Adventure from America’s Greatest Playground
Yosemite adventure stories come to life in first-person narratives from rock, snow, ice and whitewater. Thrilling yet thoughtful, the book explains the athletes’ motivations and shares valuable lessons from their experiences, featuring tales from Steve Roper, John Bachar, Royal Robbins, Lynn Hill, Hans Florine, Peter Croft, and Tommy Caldwell.
Review: “Full of tantalizing tales”
Game of My Life: San Francisco Giants
Orlando Cepeda breaks into the majors with a home run. Willie Mays drills four homers in a single game while sick to his stomach. Brian Wilson seeks the last out of an elusive World Series championship. In Game of My Life San Francisco Giants, you’ll experience the exceptional moments of fan favorites Will Clark, Robby Thompson, Mike Krukow and Rod Beck, described in their own words as only they remember them.
San Francisco Giants Where Have You Gone?
“San Francisco Giants, Where Have You Gone?” reconnects fans with popular baseball players who once wore orange and black. Authors Matt Johanson and Wylie Wong track down more than 30 former stars from the Giants’ first six decades in San Francisco. Catch up with Willie Mays, Juan Marichal, Willie McCovey, Matt Williams, Dave Dravecky, Will Clark, Jeff Kent and more.
Review: “Teacher takes a swing at writing a book”